Catalog 2017-2018

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Teaching Faculty

Faculty contacts: Gorvine and Schmidt


Major in Philosophy and Religious Studies

10 courses distributed as follows:

  •  no fewer than four courses in philosophy 
  •  2 must be chosen from 
              PHIL 285  Ancient Philosophy 
              PHIL 302  Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century Philosophy 
              PHIL 306  Nineteenth Century Philosophy  
  •  No fewer than four courses in religious studies 
  •  PHIL/RELI 370  Faith and Reason  (may be counted towards the four courses in either philosophy or religious studies) 
  •  1 course from the following: 
              PHIL 487  Senior Major Seminar  
              PHIL 497  Senior Thesis  
              RELI 497  Senior Colloquium
  •  At most 2 of the 10 courses may be at the 100-level

Senior Capstone Experience

Successful completion of PHIL 487 Senior Major Seminar or PHIL 497 Senior Thesis or RELI 497 Senior Colloquium.

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